Prestige spoon PO
These large PO spoons are a reward for deserving chiefs' wives or notables.
Used ritually during collective ceremonies, especially to celebrate the end of initiation of their eldest son.
As an object of prestige, they are considered as true works of art, made by the best sculptors.
In this piece, the hair of the carved head is covered with cowrie shells, signs of great wealth.
Pieces sought by collectors.
Provenance : Private Belgian collection
Certification on request
Shipping : Insured, tracked and traced
Pick up possible at our gallery in Brussels (Sablon)
- Total nr of items
- Ethnic group/ culture
- Region/ country
- Ivory Coast
- 1st half 20th century
- Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
- Sold with stand
- 50×0×0 cm